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Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo At its Nov. 13 meeting, the City Commission voted 3-2 to buy a parcel of land at 1207 E. Atlantic Blvd., just west of the site of the former library, which was relocated to ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo Plans for a makeover of The Shoppes at Beacon Light took another step forward last month when the Planning and Zoning Board approved a site plan for the project. The Community Appearance Board gave ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo The transfer pump station at the city’s water treatment plant, located at 1205 NE 5th Ave., will be undergoing approximately $2.5 million worth of upgrades. The transfer pump station moves water from the treatment ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo The Planning and Zoning Board recently approved a major site plan for a 37-unit apartment building to be constructed on a vacant .63-acre site on NE 19th Avenue, between E. Atlantic Boulevard and NE ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo At its Oct. 23 meeting, the City Commission approved approximately $1 million to fund seven additional Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO) deputy sheriff school resource officers (SROs) to staff all of Pompano’s public and charter ...

By Marie Puleo   The Lighthouse Point Library’s semi-annual book sale that took place last month brought in $4,522.50. From approximately 7,000 donated books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs, about 75 percent were sold, and the rest were donated to veterans. Most items were priced at 50 cents to $2. Library ...

Lighthouse Point magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo The City’s concerns over a proposed bike lane project along Federal Highway, from Sample Road to the Palm Beach County line, were lessened by a revised plan that was presented by the Florida ...

By Marie Puleo   Redevelopment plans for the Lighthouse Point Yacht Club continue to make their way through what is likely to be a year-long approval process. The plans have many obstacles to overcome, as there are numerous elements that don’t meet the City’s code. The City Commission and Planning ...

By Marie Puleo   A majority of Lighthouse Point voters approved a $16.5 million bond that was on the Nov. 6 ballot, and ever since, city officials have been taking the next steps in a process that will eventually result in the construction of a new fire station with an ...

By Danielle Charbonneau On Nov. 2 Pompano Beach officially became a sister city with Termoli, Italy. Termoli’s Mayor Angelo Sbrocca and Pompano Beach’s Mayor Lamar Fisher signed the proclamation at a ceremony at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. Termoli is Pompano Beach’s third sister city through the Greater Pompano Beach ...